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Questions tagged [star-wars]

For questions about the 'Star Wars' universe created by George Lucas.

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How are the different pips explained on Han's Dice?

In the original Star Wars trilogy, Han Solo's dice are seen with standard pips. While there is no clear movie cell with these pips, there is this Decipher game card for their CCG: Also, the dice ...
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Do Jedi knights take the lightsabers of enemies they have defeated?

As another answer shows, after Anakin defeats Count Dooku in a lightsaber duel at the beginning of Episode III, he drops Dooku's lightsaber and leaves it there. He doesn't just ignore it, he ...
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What happened to Count Dooku's lightsaber?

In Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, Dooku fights Kenobi and Anakin in front of the 'captured' Palpatine. At the end of the duel, Anakin disarms (and dis-hands) Dooku and takes his ...
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In Rogue One, why don't the Rebels go directly to Saw Gerrera or Galen Erso and seek Jyn Erso instead?

They learn through Cassian that an Imperial Pilot defector was sent by Galen Erso with a message to Saw Gerrera and that he claims the Empire is building a planet killer. Why didn't they just contact ...
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To what extent can Emperor Palpatine actually see into the future?

In Star Wars, Episode VI, Luke surrenders to the Empire and is brought before the Emperor. The Emperor taunts Luke, telling him that he has specifically foreseen the doom of the Rebel Alliance. At one ...
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Did Obi-Wan ever find out about Anakin going to Tatooine during Ep. II?

We know Anakin told Palpatine about his stop in Tatooine during AOTC because Palpatine tells him he doesn't have to pretend around him since he knows about the massacre at the Tusken village. But ...
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Who would win a duel between Snoke and Palpatine? [closed]

If you had to pick between those Snoke and Palestine, who'd win the duel with a lightsaber and who do you think is more powerful in the movies overall?
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Is there a large map of Tatooine?

I wanted to make the Tatooine globe with my hands, but I realized that a map of it is probably nowhere, and I would like to know if there is a version (whether it is canon or Legends) of this Atlas ...
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Does Ahsoka know when Obi-Wan and Anakin die?

Not sure if this has ever been revealed or discussed, but I always wondered whether she knew when exactly these two died as she would have only been in her 30's when they passed. Also does anyone know ...
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Star Wars fanfiction where the main character is taken from Earth by a Sith, he later fights Ashoka

I read this fanfiction a while ago on fanfiction.net and I don't remember what it is called. Main character is called James, and while he is on Earth he is taken by a Sith (Count Dooku I think, and ...
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Would Anakin still have needed the suit after Mustafar if he had not been burned?

I know there are several questions on the stack about how long Anakin survived on Mustafar, or how does Vader's suit help keep him alive. But I am wondering, considering that wounds from a ...
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Is Rogue Group/Rogue Squadron named after Rogue One (in-universe)?

In The Empire Strikes Back, Luke Skywalker leads "Rogue Group" at the Battle of Hoth: Rogue Group, use your harpoons and tow cables. Go for the legs. It might be our only chance of stopping them. ...
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Could the force of the Death Star break Captain America's shield? [closed]

I was re-watching both Marvel and Star Wars films, and had a question: Could the force of the Death Star break Captain America's shield? Assuming all of the energy was on the shield and not spilling ...
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Why did Stormtroopers leave their stations to watch lightsaber duel between Vader and Kenobi?

The only reason Luke, Leia, Han and Chewbacca were able to escape the Death Star is because the Stormtroopers left their stations and ran like kids to watch the lightsaber duel between Vader and ...
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Did Leia recognise the name Skywalker when Luke rescues her?

When Luke rescues Leia in A New Hope he introduces himself as Luke Skywalker, Leia then questions him by saying who? Which suggests to me she has heard the name before. So where does she recognise ...
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What does Tatooine's farside look like?

In the Star Wars Prequel trilogy, we are shown only one side of Tatooine, while the other is on the far side: What does the other side (hemisphere) look like? Is there a map of the area?
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Do any aircraft use slugthrowers?

As described in this previous question, the Slugthrowers of Star Wars are almost on par with real world guns. Have slugthrowers been used on aircraft in Star Wars as weapons? For example, has an T-47 (...
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Do laser blasters shoot plasma rays like lightsabers? [duplicate]

I know that lightsabers consist of a plasma blade, powered by a kyber crystal, but do the Blasters in Star Wars work by shooting out plasma rays, too?
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Who exactly killed Luke Skywalker's Aunt and Uncle? [duplicate]

I know for a fact that there are a few similar questions like mine but none of them are exactly asking what I am. Now in the first Star Wars movie, Luke and Obi-Wan come back to Luke's Aunt and Uncle ...
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Do all members of Yoda's species talk oddly?

As we know, Yoda (the little green Jedi master in Star Wars) does not talk like most others. However, we know that Yoda is not the only one of his kind; a female member, also the same species, known ...
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Did Darth Vader plan on using “zombies”?

Somewhere within the Star Wars universe there are "zombies" that originated from Project Blackwing. In Revenge of the Sith it shows Emperor Palpatine and Vader speaking on the subject of keeping ...
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How do clone troopers pee? [duplicate]

Do their armors have a urine tank or some opening valve near penis? Or, do they need to take out entire armor to pee? Or, are they genetically modified to not pee at all or pee very little like once a ...
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How do stormtroopers pee? [duplicate]

Do their armors have a urine tank or some opening valve near penis? Or, do they need to take off their entire armor to pee? Are the schematics the same for female stormtroopers?
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Is there really a zombie infested ship in Star Wars?

There is a detailed and large chunk of lore supporting the idea that somewhere within the Star Wars universe there is a ship containing a virus that turns living things into "zombies" and what I would ...
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Grey Jedi, do they have their own name?

Light-side Force users are called Jedi. Dark-side Force users are called Sith. Users of both sides are called Grey Jedi, simply because their credo says "There is no good without evil, but evil must ...
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Is Zam Wesell inspired by early Ralp McQuarrie Concept Art of Han Solo & Starkiller Hero?

I was recently looking at some early McQuarrie concept art (and my 30th anniversary action figures based on them) commissioned for George Lucas' second draft, which would eventually become A New Hope. ...
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Why did Yoda save Anakin and Obi-Wan instead of finishing Dooku on Geonosis?

Last I recalled, it is Yoda's quote: Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose. It has been mentioned lots of times in the canon that attachment is forbidden for a Jedi. While ...
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Is there a Galactic Civil War map? [closed]

Is there a map showing what areas of the galaxy the Empire and the Rebellion controlled during the time of the Galactic Civil War?
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How did Yoda react to Dooku's death?

Inspired by this video, The fact that Dooku is Yoda's former apprentice it would make sense to the audience on how Yoda reacted on it. The Jedi always strive for ...
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Can one voluntarily enlist as a First Order Trooper?

In the Star Wars sequels, we find that the First Order is filling their ranks with slave labor conditioned from early childhood for loyalty. Is this the only way to become a First Order Trooper, or is ...
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Is the Force from Star Wars a genetically given ability or something that anyone can develop? [duplicate]

Or are some naturally better at it, but certain people with the right genes are able to use it better, like really powerful Jedis are mutants? I've wondered about this before and I've never had it ...
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How come Vader didn't realize something was up with the Force in Leia? [duplicate]

How come when Vader encountered Leia in Star Wars, he didn’t feel the Force in her or realize something was up?
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Why isn’t Alderaan’s destruction referenced in Episodes 5 to 8?

While the Empire had committed a number of serious atrocities since 19 BBY, Alderaan’s destruction was a major game changer. Why wasn’t that event referenced in Episodes V to VIII?
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Why did people enlist in the Imperial military?

Apart from the obvious fact that the Empire wanted to replace clone troopers with human troopers, why would one enlist in the Imperial military? Was the pay good? Did they get good work benefits?
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Did Poe Dameron make custom modifications to his black X-Wing?

In Star Wars: The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi, it is obvious that Poe Dameron is the coolest X-Wing pilot to have ever existed. He an extremely skilled pilot, but I have a head canon that he has ...
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When does Star Wars Resistance take place?

Star Wars Resistance is a animated series set between episodes 6 and 7, so between 5 ABY and 30 ABY, but can there be a more exact time and date? In what year(s) do the events of Star Wars Resistance ...
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What happend to Kaz's T-85 X-wing?

We see in first episode of Star Wars: Resistance, that Kaz is a member of New Republic Navy. During fight his T-85 X-wing is being hit and it's taken to Resistance Corvette for repairs. What happend ...
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Were the spear-fishing and green milk in TLJ added due to fear over fan nitpicking?

I don't really see the point of the montage involving Luke spearfishing and milking the space manatee. I don't see much of a story-telling reason to see how Luke has survived or become very rugged. ...
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Why did the First Order not use Interceptors as their primary starfighter?

As seen in the Original Trilogy, the standard TIE fighter was inferior to Rebel X-wings and A-wings, hence the TIE Interceptor was developed to combat these higher performance starfighters. Why do the ...
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Who are all these rebel pilots?

While rewatching A New Hope, I noticed in the final ceremony that there were a sizable section that were pilots, as indicated by their orange flight jumpsuits (middle section of ceremony congregation) ...
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What was Bothan involvement with the Rebellion according to Disney canon?

In "Return of the Jedi", Mon Mothma briefed the Rebellion leaders on the plan to assault the Death Star II, and famously said the following line: Many Bothans died to bring us this information. In ...
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Has C-3PO ever sung a song in canon, like he did on Sesame Street?

In an almost certainly non-canon appearance on Sesame Street back in 1981, C-3PO and R2-D2 sing a song to help Big Bird learn how to count. In either Legends or ...
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What are the contradictions between Chiss in EU and Disney canons?

Chiss are now Disney canon. Obviously, the EU canon has different information from Disney one on the topic. But is any of the information between the two canon actually contradictory to each other (...
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How can Rex take multiple hits from blaster bolts?

In season 3 episode 6, Rex is shown taking multiple hits one to his shoulder, and one to his helmet. In the Clone Wars TV show, when a clone trooper is shot, they go down. Even if they are just ...
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How could Slick betray the Jedi?

In the early episode "The Hidden Enemy", the clone trooper Slick, spies on the Army of the Republic, using the justification that his brothers were "cannon fodder", while the Jedi easily survived ...
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Why did Vice-Admiral Holdo keep the plan secret? [duplicate]

It's understandable to tell as few people as possible, especially as they were being tracked; there could be a mole, but besides Leia it seemed no one knew. I know Finn was knocked out, but why not ...
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Why would senator Amidala suspect Count Dooku was behind the bombing?

At the beginning of Episode II, there's an assassination attempt on senator Amidala's life. Shortly after, a few members of the Jedi council and some politicians have a meeting, with Padme suggesting ...
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What is the farthest planet from the center of the Star Wars galaxy? [duplicate]

In Star Wars what is the farthest planet from the center of their galaxy? Does it have life on it? Does it have an appearance in one of the movies?
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When clones died during battle what would they do with them afterwards? [duplicate]

If a clone died in battle, would he be buried there, left on the battlefield, or would they be taken somewhere else? We know they take count of casualties but I don't remember ever seeing anything ...
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How can the crystal foxes in “The Last Jedi” be living?

How can the crystal foxes in The Last Jedi be living? They're made of minerals and crystals, as far as we can see, so what holds them together? Is it the Force?